Legal Student Volunteer – RACS

Legal Student Volunteer – RACS

ID: 2088

About this opportunity:

The Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) seeks dedicated law students to join its team of committed human rights lawyers as part of the RACS Volunteer Program.

RACS is currently accepting applications for the February 2019 intake of the RACS Volunteer Program. Applications will be reviewed closer to the intake date.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research
  • Drafting statements
  • Assisting with client enquiries
  • Scheduling client appointments
  • Various other administrative and legal tasks

Additional requirements:

Please attach to your application your current CV and a cover letter setting out your interest in working at RACS, addressed to Reeve Koelmeyer, Volunteer Coordinator.

Please include your availability and state when you are available to start. Please also note in your application if you speak a second language.

For more information please phone (02) 8317 6500 or visit http://www.racs.org.au/VOLUNTEER/

About this organisation:

RACS is an independent community legal centre with a vision of a world where people seeking asylum and refugees who seek Australia's protection are able to live their lives with dignity, security, family unity and freedom. Read More
Time required:

You must be willing to commit to at least one full day (9.30am – 5.00pm) for a minimum of period of three months

Skills required:

• Able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders in a confident and a respectful manner.
• Previous volunteer experience
• Administrative and organisational experience
• Initiative
• Sense of humour.

Characteristics:

A commitment to human rights and social justice, an understanding of the issues that affect people seeking asylum, and a capacity to problem-solve.

Training:

RACS Induction training / Hub core training

Location:

30 Botany Street, Randwick NSW, Australia

30 Botany Street, Randwick NSW, Australia
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